Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British motor merchant

Photo Courtesy of Library of Contemporary History, Stuttgart

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the British motor merchant Silvercedar.

Aboard Silvercedar when hit on 15 Oct 1941

You can click on any of the names for possible additional information

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishBaker, Edward, Merchant Navy41First Radio OfficerSilvercedar +
BritishBarlow, Richard, Merchant Navy35GreaserSilvercedar +
BritishCanham, Hugh John, Merchant Navy33Third Engineer OfficerSilvercedar +
BritishChivers, George Frederick, Merchant NavyChief OfficerSilvercedar
BritishCutter, Joseph, Merchant Navy27Passenger (DBS)Silvercedar +
BritishDelaney, Jeremiah, Merchant Navy30Able SeamanSilvercedar +
BritishDinning, Kendal Thompson, Merchant Navy26Chief StewardSilvercedar +
BritishEvans, David Geoffrey, Merchant Navy18ApprenticeSilvercedar +
BritishFarrell, Joseph Luke, Merchant Navy20Second CookSilvercedar +
BritishFoulkes, John Edward, Merchant Navy16Mess Room BoySilvercedar +
BritishGow, George Goodman, Merchant Navy23Fifth Engineer OfficerSilvercedar +
IrishKeane, Thomas, Merchant Navy39MasterSilvercedar +
BritishKelly, Arthur, Merchant Navy17Crew memberSilvercedar
BritishMatthewson, Ralph, Merchant Navy32Second Engineer OfficerSilvercedar +
BritishMcDonough, Thomas Cropper, Merchant Navy24Second Radio OfficerSilvercedar +
BritishMusgrove, Clifford, Merchant Navy40Chief Engineer OfficerSilvercedar +
BritishOliphant, William Edward, British Army43Gunner (DEMS gunner)Silvercedar +
BritishPeters, Norman, Merchant Navy16Mess Room BoySilvercedar +
BritishRandles, Robert, Merchant Navy57Boatswain (Bosun)Silvercedar +
BritishReilly, Bernard, Merchant Navy23GreaserSilvercedar +
BritishRist, Montague Charles, British Army36Gunner (DEMS gunner)Silvercedar +
BritishRowland, Benjamin John, Merchant Navy30Fourth Engineer OfficerSilvercedar +
BritishShacklock, Joseph, Merchant Navy17Ordinary SeamanSilvercedar +

23 persons found.

Served on indicates the ships we have listed for the person, some were stationed on multiple ships hit by U-boats.

People missing from this listing? Or perhaps additional information?
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